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  1. The diagnosis of chronic lyme neuroborreliosis can be a challenge even for experienced neurologists. The clinical picture may be multifaceted, including polyradiculitis to cranial nerve palsies, meningitis, en...

    Authors: Deborah K. Erhart, Vera Bracknies, Susanne Lutz-Schuhbauer, Sonja Wigand and Hayrettin Tumani

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:3

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  2. Treatment with CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells is an innovative therapeutic approach for patients with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B cell lymphoma (r/rDLBCL) and B-lineage acute lymphoblasti...

    Authors: Nora Möhn, Viktoria Bonda, Lea Grote-Levi, Victoria Panagiota, Tabea Fröhlich, Christian Schultze-Florey, Mike P. Wattjes, Gernot Beutel, Matthias Eder, Sascha David, Sonja Körner, Günter Höglinger, Martin Stangel, Arnold Ganser, Christian Koenecke and Thomas Skripuletz

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:1

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Major efforts have been made in the last decade to develop and improve therapies for proximal spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The introduction of Nusinersen/Spinraza™ as an antisense oligonucleotide therapy, On...

    Authors: Sibylle Jablonka, Luisa Hennlein and Michael Sendtner

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:2

    Content type: Review

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  4. Impaired motor functions after stroke are common and negatively affect patients' activities of daily living and quality of life. In particular, hand motor function is essential for daily activities, but often ...

    Authors: Thies Ingwersen, Silke Wolf, Gunnar Birke, Eckhard Schlemm, Christian Bartling, Gabriele Bender, Alfons Meyer, Achim Nolte, Katharina Ottes, Oliver Pade, Martin Peller, Jochen Steinmetz, Christian Gerloff and Götz Thomalla

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:66

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Deep brain stimulation of the internal globus pallidus is an effective treatment for dystonia. However, there is a large variability in clinical outcome with up to 25% non-responders even in highly selected pr...

    Authors: Florian Lange, Jonas Roothans, Tim Wichmann, Götz Gelbrich, Christoph Röser, Jens Volkmann and Martin Reich

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:65

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  6. Appropriate treatment of stroke immediately after its onset contributes to the improved chances, while delay in hospitalisation affects stroke severity and fatality. This study aimed to determine the impact of...

    Authors: Takuaki Tani, Shinobu Imai and Kiyohide Fushimi

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:64

    Content type: Research article

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  7. With the increased efficacy of stroke treatments, diagnosis and specific treatment needs of patients with post-stroke seizures (PSS) and post-stroke epilepsy have become increasingly important. PSS can complic...

    Authors: Johann Philipp Zöllner, Friedhelm C. Schmitt, Felix Rosenow, Konstantin Kohlhase, Alexander Seiler, Adam Strzelczyk and Hermann Stefan

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:63

    Content type: Review

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  8. Patients with multiple sclerosis receiving ocrelizumab-treatment are in desperate need of a protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection.

    Authors: Mosche Pompsch, Neslinur Fisenkci, Peter A. Horn, Markus Kraemer and Monika Lindemann

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:60

    Content type: Research article

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  9. There have been numerous classification systems to diagnose corresponding myositis subtypes and select appropriate therapeutic measures. However, the lack of a broad consensus on diagnostic criteria has led to...

    Authors: Jan Zoske, Udo Schneider, Elise Siegert, Felix Kleefeld, Corinna Preuße, Werner Stenzel and Katrin Hahn

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:59

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Hereditary transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis (ATTRv) is an autosomal dominant, systemic disease transmitted by amyloidogenic mutations in the TTR gene. To prevent the otherwise fatal disease course, TTR stabilizers...

    Authors: Maike F. Dohrn, Jessica Medina, Karmele R. Olaciregui Dague and Ernst Hund

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:57

    Content type: Review

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  11. Calculation of levodopa-equivalent dose in Parkinson’s disease has become common in research, but is also a useful tool in clinical practice, especially when initiating device-aided treatments (deep brain stim...

    Authors: D. Nyholm and W. H. Jost

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:58

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  12. Asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis (ACS) can be treated with carotid endarterectomy (CEA), carotid artery stenting (CAS), or best medical treatment (BMT) only. For all treatment options, optimization of vasc...

    Authors: Tilman Reiff, Hans-Henning Eckstein, Ulrich Mansmann, Olav Jansen, Gustav Fraedrich, Harald Mudra, Werner Hacke and Peter Arthur Ringleb

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:62

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Among congenital anomalies of the carotid artery circulation, the presence of a non-bifurcating carotid artery is extremely rare. Relevant cases with unilateral non-bifurcating carotid artery have scarcely bee...

    Authors: Lina Palaiodimou, Georgia Papagiannopoulou, Aikaterini Theodorou, Eleni Bakola, Maria Chondrogianni, Maria-Ioanna Stefanou, Elizabeth Andreadou, Stefanos Lachanis and Georgios Tsivgoulis

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:55

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  14. Recently, antibodies against the alpha isoform of the glial-fibrillary-acidic-protein (GFAPα) were identified in a small series of patients with encephalomyelitis. Coexisting autoantibodies (NMDA receptor, GAD...

    Authors: Anna Cirkel, Klaus-Peter Wandinger, Claudia Ditz, Jan Leppert, Lars Hanker, Christoph Cirkel, Alexander Neumann, Jan Brocke, Romana Höftberger, Lars Komorowski, Sven Perner, Frank Leypoldt, Tobias Wagner-Altendorf, Thomas F. Münte and Georg Royl

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:48

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 adenoviral vector vaccine to prevent contracting Covid-19 caused by infection with SARS-CoV-2 has been associated with vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) primarily le...

    Authors: Yasemin Goereci, Nina N. Kleineberg, Marie Madlener, Hannah Neuschmelting, Gereon R. Fink, Clemens Warnke and Henning Stetefeld

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:52

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  16. The modified Boston criteria (mBC) define the probability for the diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). Its initial clinical presentation differs from asymptomatic cerebral microbleedings (cMBs), acu...

    Authors: Andrea Wagner, Christiane Groetsch, Sibylle Wilfling, Karl-Michael Schebesch, Mustafa Kilic, Marjan Nenkov, Christina Wendl, Ralf A. Linker and Felix Schlachetzki

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:51

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Thrombus histology has become a potential diagnostic tool for the etiology assessment of patients with ischemic stroke caused by embolic proximal vessel occlusion. We validated a classification rule that diffe...

    Authors: Julika Ribbat-Idel, Florian Stellmacher, Florian Jann, Nicolas Kalms, Inke R. König, Marcus Ohlrich, Georg Royl, Stefan Klotz, Thomas Kurz, Andrè Kemmling and Florian C. Roessler

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:50

    Content type: Research article

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  18. More patients with left-hemispheric than right-hemispheric strokes are admitted to hospitals. This is due to the easier recognition of cortical symptoms of the dominant-hemisphere. The thalamus constitutes a “...

    Authors: Martin A. Schaller-Paule, Ariane Martinez Oeckel, Jan-Rüdiger Schüre, Fee Keil, Elke Hattingen, Christian Foerch and Maximilian Rauch

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:49

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Post stroke management has moved into the focus as it represents the only way to secure acute treatment effects in the long term. Due to individual courses, post stroke management appears rather challenging an...

    Authors: Dominik Michalski, Alexander Prost, Till Handel, Max Schreiber, Jean-Baptiste Tylcz, Daniela Geisler, Daniela Urban, Stephanie Schramm, Stefan Lippmann, Jenny Gullnick, Thomas Neumuth, Joseph Classen and Galina Ivanova

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:53

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:54

  20. Measures taking aim at minimizing the risk of coronavirus transmission and fear of infection may affect decisions to seek care for other medical emergency conditions. The purpose of this analysis was to analyz...

    Authors: Johannes A. R. Pfaff, Marcial E. Harlan, Günter Pfaff, Alexander Hubert and Martin Bendszus

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:47

    Content type: Research article

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  21. We aimed to identify groups of patients with similar health status after stroke, assessed by patient reported outcome measures (PROMs), to improve initial risk stratification.

    Authors: D. Leander Rimmele, Theresa Schrage, Lisa Lebherz, Levente Kriston, Christian Gerloff, Martin Härter and Götz Thomalla

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:43

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has risen, several risk factors have been identified, predicting a worse outcome. It has been speculated that patients with Multiple sclerosis (MS) have an increas...

    Authors: Daniel Richter, Simon Faissner, Dirk Bartig, Lars Tönges, Kerstin Hellwig, Ilya Ayzenberg, Christos Krogias and Ralf Gold

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:42

    Content type: Research article

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  23. To prospectively analyze factors associated with detecting epileptogenic lesions on MRI within the work-sharing process of neurologists, epileptologists, radiologists and neuroradiologists.

    Authors: Tim Wehner, Philippe Weckesser, Steven Schulz, Annika Kowoll, Sebastian Fischer, Jessica Bosch, Leonie Weinhold, Rolf Fimmers, Matthias Schmid and Jörg Wellmer

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:41

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:45

    Content type: Review

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:46

  25. Stroke patients with large vessel occlusion (LVO) require endovascular therapy (EVT) provided by comprehensive stroke centers (CSC). One strategy to achieve fast stroke symptom ‘onset to treatment’ times (OTT)...

    Authors: Erendira G. Boss, Ferdinand O. Bohmann, Björn Misselwitz, Manfred Kaps, Tobias Neumann-Haefelin, Waltraud Pfeilschifter and Natalia Kurka

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:38

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Treatment of acute stroke performed by a multiprofessional, interdisciplinary team is highly time dependent. Interface problems are preprogrammed and pitfalls relevant to patient safety are omnipresent. The Sa...

    Authors: Ferdinand O. Bohmann, Joachim Guenther, Katharina Gruber, Tanja Manser, Helmuth Steinmetz and Waltraud Pfeilschifter

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:37

    Content type: Research article

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  27. A 53-year old male with a history of progressive visual impairment, hearing loss, peripheral neuropathy, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, cardiomyopathy, and weight loss was referred to the rare disease ce...

    Authors: Tim W. Rattay, Torsten Kluba and Ludger Schöls

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:40

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  28. The current Libyan civil war has originated many casualties, imposing medical challenges. War injuries are complex, requiring specialized knowledge and interdisciplinary assessment for adequate patient and int...

    Authors: Felix Dootz, Otto-Magnus von Stackelberg, Joan Abaya, Christian Jacobi, Christoph Mohs, Eva Maria Craemer, Christoph Rangger, Uta Meyding-Lamadé and Eva Kathrin Lamadé

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:36

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a monogenetic, multisystemic disease characterised by the formation of benign tumours that can affect almost all organs, caused by pathogenic variations in TSC1 or TSC2. In thi...

    Authors: Johann Philipp Zöllner, Nadine Conradi, Matthias Sauter, Markus Knuf, Susanne Knake, Gerhard Kurlemann, Thomas Mayer, Christoph Hertzberg, Astrid Bertsche, Ilka Immisch, Karl Martin Klein, Klaus Marquard, Sascha Meyer, Anna H. Noda, Felix von Podewils, Hannah Schäfer…

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:35

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Neurological long-term sequelae are increasingly considered an important challenge in the recent COVID-19 pandemic. However, most evidence for neurological symptoms after SARS-CoV-2 infection and central nervo...

    Authors: Max Borsche, Dirk Reichel, Anja Fellbrich, Anne S. Lixenfeld, Johann Rahmöller, Eva-Juliane Vollstedt, Bandik Föh, Alexander Balck, Christine Klein, Marc Ehlers and Andreas Moser

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:34

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  31. Optic nerve ultrasound is an established routine supplementary diagnostic tool for idiopathic intracranial pressure but it can also be helpful in avoiding misdiagnoses. We describe a case of an obese 15- year-...

    Authors: Eleni Bakola, Dimitrios Alonistiotis, Chryssa Arvaniti, Stavroula Salakou, Niki Nana, Aikaterini Foska, Vasiliki Kotsali-Peteinelli, Konstantinos Voumvourakis and Georgios Tsivgoulis

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:33

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  32. To analyse nationwide changes in neurointerventional center size of all German hospitals performing mechanical thrombectomy (MT) in stroke patients from 2016 to 2019. Furthermore, we assessed cross-district pa...

    Authors: Ralph Weber, Dirk Bartig, Christos Krogias, Daniel Richter, Werner Hacke and Jens Eyding

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:32

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  33. The prehospital identification of stroke patients with large-vessel occlusion (LVO), that should be immediately transported to a thrombectomy capable centre is an unsolved problem. Our aim was to determine whe...

    Authors: Stefanie Behnke, Thomas Schlechtriemen, Andreas Binder, Monika Bachhuber, Mark Becker, Benedikt Trauth, Martin Lesmeister, Elmar Spüntrup, Silke Walter, Lukas Hoor, Andreas Ragoschke-Schumm, Fatma Merzou, Luca Tarantini, Thomas Bertsch, Jürgen Guldner, Achim Magull-Seltenreich…

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:31

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Anti-glial nuclear antibody (AGNA) is an onconeuroal antibody targeting the nuclei of Bergmann glia in the cerebellum and Anti-SRY-related HMG-box 1 (SOX1). It is highly specific for small cell lung cancer (SC...

    Authors: Jonas Feldheim, Cornelius Deuschl, Martin Glas, Christoph Kleinschnitz and Tim Hagenacker

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:30

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  35. Oral administration of N,N-Dimethylglycine (DMG), a tertiary amino acid, presumably enhances oxygen utilization by tissue and complex with free radicals. Beneficial effects are improved endurance performance a...

    Authors: Thomas Wolfsegger, Klaus Böck, Wolfgang Schimetta, Tim J. von Oertzen and Hamid Assar

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:29

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  36. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) can infrequently lead to chronical intracranial hypertension (IH) due to the altered venous drainage. The aim of this study was to ascertain the risk of IH after CVST an...

    Authors: Christina Geisbüsch, Christian Herweh, Christoph Gumbinger, Peter A. Ringleb, Markus A. Möhlenbruch and Simon Nagel

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:28

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Emergency intubation is an inherent risk of procedural sedation regimens for endovascular treatment (EVT) of acute ischemic stroke. We aimed to characterize the subgroup of patients, who had to be emergently i...

    Authors: Min Chen, Dorothea Kronsteiner, Johannes A. R. Pfaff, Simon Schieber, Martin Bendszus, Meinhard Kieser, Wolfgang Wick, Markus A. Möhlenbruch, Peter A. Ringleb, Julian Bösel and Silvia Schönenberger

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:27

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Removal of a tracheostomy tube in critically ill neurologic patients is a critical issue during intensive care treatment, particularly due to severe dysphagia and insufficient airway protection. The “Standardi...

    Authors: Paul Muhle, Sonja Suntrup-Krueger, Karoline Burkardt, Sriramya Lapa, Mao Ogawa, Inga Claus, Bendix Labeit, Sigrid Ahring, Stephan Oelenberg, Tobias Warnecke and Rainer Dziewas

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:26

    Content type: Research article

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  39. All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) is an acid derivative of vitamin A which is discussed as a promising candidate to ameliorate the disease course of multiple sclerosis (MS) by immunomodulation or even by promoting r...

    Authors: Christoph Ruschil, Evelyn Dubois, Maria-Ioanna Stefanou, Markus Christian Kowarik, Ulf Ziemann, Marcus Schittenhelm, Markus Krumbholz and Felix Bischof

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:25

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Neurogenic dysphagia defines swallowing disorders caused by diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system, neuromuscular transmission, or muscles. Neurogenic dysphagia is one of the most common and at ...

    Authors: Rainer Dziewas, Hans-Dieter Allescher, Ilia Aroyo, Gudrun Bartolome, Ulrike Beilenhoff, Jörg Bohlender, Helga Breitbach-Snowdon, Klemens Fheodoroff, Jörg Glahn, Hans-Jürgen Heppner, Karl Hörmann, Christian Ledl, Christoph Lücking, Peter Pokieser, Joerg C. Schefold, Heidrun Schröter-Morasch…

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:23

    Content type: Guidelines

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  41. Approximately half of patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) die within 1 year. Prognostication in this context is of great importance, to guide goals of care discussions, clinical decision-m...

    Authors: Jens Witsch, Bob Siegerink, Christian H. Nolte, Maximilian Sprügel, Thorsten Steiner, Matthias Endres and Hagen B. Huttner

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:22

    Content type: Review

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  42. Cervical artery dissection (CAD) is a rare cause of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) with large vessel occlusion (LVO) and may constitute a challenge for mechanical thrombectomy (MT). We compared procedural charact...

    Authors: Ludwig Schlemm, Regina von Rennenberg, Eberhard Siebert, Georg Bohner, Fabian Flottmann, Gabor C. Petzold, Götz Thomalla, Matthias Endres and Christian H. Nolte

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:20

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is considered to be an important risk factor for the development of ischemic stroke and requires complete etiopathogenic evaluation and prompt initiation of secondary prevention...

    Authors: Lina Palaiodimou, Aikaterini Theodorou, Stefanos Lachanis, George P. Paraskevas, Matilda Papathanasiou, Christina Zompola, Konstantinos I. Voumvourakis and Georgios Tsivgoulis

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:19

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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